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Impeach circus

The leadership of the House of Representatives is expected to refer the three impeachment complaints filed against President Aquino during the last congressional recess to the justice committee as early as today.

Posted: August 11th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial | Read More »

The tripping point

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Salivating with delight, their eyes moistening and pupils constricting/dilating, detractors of President Aquino and his administration who have been wishing to see him fail since Day One are now seizing the moment to make good their ultimate yearning. They are calling for his ouster, impeachment, resignation—whatever form it will take—so that they can put in place their own agenda and have the last laugh.

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The trouble with impeaching President Aquino

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President Benigno S. Aquino (right) and Vice President Jejomar Binay. Photo by Benhur Arcayan / Malacañang Photo Bureau

The trouble with impeaching President Aquino is that Vice President Jojo Binay would become president. His wife, Elenita, would become first lady. What a prospect! It would be as if Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos were back in Malacañang.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

This time, beware of snowballing

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I will not talk of the legal grounds over which the “impeach the President” movers are scrambling. I am part of the vast majority of “nonlegalistic” persons: TV-watching, reading, understanding enough to know what’s going on, but not knowledgeable enough to write one word on the intricacies of the law and the Constitution.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The disappointed

The two impeachment complaints filed against President Aquino this week make for disappointing reading: Their premises are premature, their logic strained.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial | Read More »

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